Discoveries

By Catherine Sabino Authentic has become a buzzword in travel in recent years, as visitors increasingly seek out unique and immersive experiences, the quest for what’s genuine revamping itineraries as travelers re-evaluate what to see and do, where to dine, and, as importantly, where to stay. This pursuit of the

By Larry Olmsted More than two-thirds of Americans (approximately 70%) take vacations annually. After 18 months of severe impact from COVID-19, pent up demand has led to record bookings for many higher-end tour operators and travel companies for 2022, when many consumers hope for normalcy, or at least safety, while

By Everett Potter As more people resume traveling, an increasing number are discovering that they’re out of practice when it comes to planning and packing after 18 months of staying local. The good news is that apps can help. It’s a safe bet that you have the apps for Uber,

By Mark Orwoll Door County, Wisconsin, is one of those places you’ve heard of even though you’ve never been there. In the back of your mind, you kinda, sorta know about it: Lake Michigan, right? Farms, probably. Hmm…cute villages, cherries? Fish, maybe? No, sorry. You don’t know Door. Door County

By Ann Abel To be honest, when I first visited Grand House, back in early 2019 (a lifetime ago!) I didn’t really get it. Sure, I saw that the hotel was beautiful. I tasted that the food was yummy and sensed that the service and activities were top-notch. But what I

  By Brian E. Clark MyMedic, the Salt Lake City based maker of first-aid kits, tourniquets and other medical supplies, was born of tragedy. But it inspired family members of the late Ken Udy, who was killed eight years ago in a New Mexico vehicle accident, to create a company

By Larry Olmsted When we had to vacate my New England home earlier this year due to water damage and repairs, my wife and I and our two golden retrievers packed up and drove to Provincetown, on the northernmost tip of Cape Cod. We chose it because the town is

By Ann Abel Near the eastern edge of Portugal’s Algarve coast, there’s a yellow pyramid-shaped hotel that’s enormous enough to see from Tavira, more than 12 miles away. You can also see it from Spain, and although you can’t see it from space, the thought did cross my mind. Not

By Everett Potter Windstar Cruises has announced a new 79-day Grand European Bucket List Adventure. It is the longest itinerary ever offered by the award-winning small ship cruise line. This Grand European cruise will depart Stockholm, Sweden on July 25, 2023 and embark on a new voyage that spans 22

By Everett Potter Hawaii is currently experiencing an unprecedented tourism boom. If you don’t believe it, just try booking a late summer getaway or a fall vacation. Or maybe you have Christmas and New Year’s on the islands in mind? Good luck. “Demand is through the roof,” says John Di